The Cumberlands Commitment

For over 135 years, we’ve held true to our commitment.  Together, we are doing something remarkable.  We can ease the financial burden of students and prepare them for success.

Campaign to Commitment

Investing further in scholarships

Investing further in scholarships that cultivate the best and brightest minds on our campus and equip students to be productive contributors to our region.

Developing Student Success

Expanding our innovative Student Success Program to assist with tutoring, mentoring, testing, certification, and counseling programs.

Eliminating Student Debt

Free text books, a one-price guarantee, and over 96% of students receiving financial assistance!


Our mission is to provide a quality,
affordable education to students from all backgrounds through broad-based
academics. The institution is grounded in Christian principles and leadership
through service.

of students are from Appalachia
0 %
are first-generation college students
0 %
of students receive financial aid
0 %+
of students are involved in community service
0 %


Cumberlands' low tuition includes free text books and no extra fees


With 16 students per class, Cumberlands provides a personalized approach to education


Every decision focuses on putting students at the center of their college experience


Private University in the South for social mobility

Top 10

Military Friendly Institution


College of Distinction


Top Christian College in KY